Lowell Spinners pay tribute to Lock Monsters with Boychuk bobble head

(Photo/Spinners) LOWELL, Mass. – The Lowell Spinners and LeLacheur Park took a trip back in time on Thursday night. Honoring the Lowell Lock Monsters who played only blocks away from the ballpark at the Tsongas Center for eight seasons. The Lock Monsters played in Lowell for three seasons (1998-2001) as the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings. In 2001...
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Bruins Facing Salary Cap Armageddon in 2015

The Boston bruins have been one of the NHL’s elite teams for the last six years, winning four titles in the Northeast division and making two Stanley Cup Finals appearances, including their Cup win in 2011. But success may be finally catching up with the Bruins, who face serious salary cap concerns in the upcoming season; concerns that will only grow worse in 2015.The loss of...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cap hell - Time for "Z" to leave?

The Boston Bruins are in a bit of a blunder right now. Peter Chiarelli, often known as a “capologist” with his rich education background from Harvard seems to have signed himself into a corner. The Boston Bruins currently have a grand total of $1,640,857 of cap space with a whopping 18 roster players signed. The NHL rulebook states:  5.1 Eligible Players - A team shall be composed...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins shopping Boychuk

The Boston Bruins are looking to free up some salary cap space and appear to be shopping defenseman Johnny Boychuk in order to create some room. The Bruins have roughly $5.7 million in available cap space, which includes center Marc Savard's $4.027 million salary being attributed to LTIR. With restricted free agents Reilly Smith, Justin Florek, Jordan Caron, Torey Krug and...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Chiarelli: Bruins ‘Can’t Go Into The Year With Nine NHL Defensemen’

The Boston Bruins have a surplus of NHL-caliber defensemen, which is a problem every other team wishes it had. The issue for B’s general manager Peter Chiarelli is that he has only six NHL roster spots for nine blueliners who deserve ice time. “I think we have a good group right now, and I include (David) Warsofsky because I believe he’s as close to an NHL player as you...
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiarelli acknowledges changes are coming - defensemen on the move?

At 5:00 PM yesterday GM Peter Chiarelli addressed the Boston media via conference call. The call was in regards to July 1st’s Free Agent Frenzy which was anything but for the Bruins and Black and Gold faithful. When he was asked about the potential of trades to shore up the significant void left by future hall of fame winger Jarome Iginla, Chiarelli acknowledged that the Bruins...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Scores Game-Tying Goal, Gives Finger Guns Celly

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk came through in the clutch with this game-tying goal late in the 3rd period against the Montreal Canadiens. The celly that followed was fantastic, with Boychuk giving the double-finger guns with his gloves still on. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Johnny Boychuk Scores Game-Tying Goal, Gives Finger Guns Celly appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk Follows Third-Period Goal With Epic Celebration (GIF)

The Boston Bruins forced overtime in Game 1 of their second-round series against the Montreal Canadiens with a late third-period goal from defenseman Johnny Boychuk. With 1:58 remaining in regulation, Boychuk fired a shot from the point that beat Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who was screened in front of the net and didn’t see the puck. There are a lot of reasons why Boychuk...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Johnny Boychuk Goes Full Yosemite Sam

After Boychuk’s goal I tweeted this: The Yosetemi Sam celebration was a nice touch — Justin Aucoin (@JustinDOY) May 2, 2014 And then John (@CamFan81) made this beauty: You tell ‘em I’M coming… and hell’s coming with me, you hear?
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Better Stanley Cup Goal Celebration: Johnny Boychuk’s Finger Guns Or Patrick Kane Dialing It Up?

Big games in the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs produce big-time goals, and big-time goals produce big-time goal celebrations. We’ve seen quite out share of good ones already, though none better than the two you’ll see below. But which one takes the crown so far? Well, take your pick. Patrick Kane Dialing It Up Patrick Kane scored a huge game-winning goal in overtime during...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Johnny Boychuk Celly (GIF)

This is a sweet Celly by Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk... Guns up... No wait, that's Texas Tech.
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk’s Late Third-Period Goal Forces OT For Bruins (Video)

BOSTON — The Bruins appeared to be headed for defeat in Thursday night’s playoff series opener before defenseman Johnny Boychuk tied the score at 3 with a booming slap shot from the point that beat Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price. After retrieving the puck below the goal line, Bruins forward Brad Marchand surveyed the TD Garden ice and found Boychuk at the point with...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk Lays Out Justin Abdelkader With Huge Hit (Video)

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk is among the toughest defensemen in the NHL, and that was evident in the third period of Sunday’s Game 2 against the Detroit Red Wings when he laid out Justin Abdelkader with a gigantic body check. As both players skated into the corner to retrieve the puck, the Boston Bruins D-man made a clean hit with his shoulder to launch the Red Wings forward into...
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Clinch Eastern Conference Title With 5-2 Win Over Flyers

You can add Eastern Conference regular season champions to the Boston Bruins' growing list of accomplishments for the 2013-14 season. Johnny Boychuk, Milan Lucic, and Chris Kelly all scored in the final six minutes of a great afternoon matchup between two playoff-bound teams, as the Bruins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 in Boston to clinch the top seed in the Eastern Conference...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

North Street Grille, Ticos Among Johnny Boychuck’s Best Boston Restaurants (Video)

Having played with the Boston Bruins organization since 2008, defenseman Johnny Boychuk knows his way around Boston bars and restaurants. Whether it’s drinks at Five Horses Tavern or a full-course meal out on the town, Johnny Rocket spends his time off the ice enjoying the many dining experiences that Beantown has to offer. He opts for Maggiano’s or Dominos for some classic...
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Gets Hit From Behind, Tells Tomas Jurco “I’m Gonna F*cking Kill You”

This hit from Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Jurco was highly questionable and Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk took exception to it. Once he finally caught up with Jurco, it looks like he told him “I’m gonna f*cking kill you.” Nothing ever happened between the two afterwards, but I’m guessing Boychuk won’t forget this hit anytime soon. [@myregularface] The post...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Returns; Torey Krug Scratched For Bruins

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is back. Boychuk will return to the Bruins’ lineup on Saturday night as Boston puts its 11-game winning streak on the line in Arizona against the Phoenix Coyotes. Boychuk missed three games this week and hasn’t played since March 15 after suffering a lower-body injury in a win over the Carolina Hurricanes. To make room for Boychuk in the...
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Still Out As Bruins Take On Colorado

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is close to making a return, but he’s not there quite yet apparently. Boston head coach Claude Julien wouldn’t rule out the possibility Friday afternoon that Boychuk could return against the Colorado Avalanche. However, Boychuk’s lower-body injury will keep him out at least one more game. Boychuk won’t be in the lineup as the B’s...
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Resumes Skating, Status For Avalanche Game Uncertain (Video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk skated Thursday for the first time since he suffered a lower-body injury during his team’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes on March 15. Boychuk’s status for Friday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche is uncertain at this point. Check out the video above for a report on the Bruins from Denver.Filed under: Boston Bruins, Boston...
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Returns To Bruins Practice In Colorado

Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was on the ice Thursday afternoon in Denver for the team’s optional practice, which means he could be nearing a return to game action. Thursday marked the first time Boychuk has practiced since suffering a lower-body injury on Saturday against Carolina. After initially saying he was OK following that game, Boychuk ended up missing games Monday...
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Johnny Boychuk to miss second straight game

Johnny Rocket has been scrubbed from one mission, and perhaps will be grounded for another on Tuesday.  But don't count him out for very long.Boston Bruins' defenseman Johnny Boychuk left Saturday's afternoon matinee after being guided into the end boards by the Hurricane's Patrick Dwyer - blades first - striking awkwardly, then lay prone on the ice while absorbing...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Johnny Boychuk Out; Andrej Meszaros In For Bruins Against Wild

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk appeared to avoid a major scare Saturday afternoon against the Carolina Hurricanes. He did not come away unscathed, though. Boychuk insisted that he was OK after crashing feet-first into the boards and then blocking a shot in the Bruins’ win over Carolina, but those plays eventually caught up to him. The Boston blueliner was ruled out...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Driven To Laughter By Pain, But Feels OK After Rough Sequence

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk is kind of a psycho, but in the very best possible way. The Boston blueliner is one of the toughest players in the NHL, and he proved that again Saturday afternoon against the Carolina Hurricanes. He went spilling into the boards in the middle of the third period, and the awkward fall put Boychuk in a very scary position. Both legs got...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Takes Beating On Consecutive Shifts, Somehow Comes Back On Ice (Video)

Johnny Boychuk was an absolute warrior Saturday afternoon against the Hurricanes. Midway through the third period, the Boston Bruins defenseman went crashing into the boards and needed to be helped off the ice as he favored his right leg. It was widely assumed his day was over, but on the very next shift, Boychuk hopped back onto the ice. Unfortunately it just wasn’t his day, though...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk ‘Could Feel The Energy’ After Disallowed Goal (Video)

Just two minutes after Patrice Bergeron’s stuff attempt to tie the score at 3 was disallowed, Johnny Boychuk made up for the call, ensuring there was no doubt about his third-period goal. Reilly Smith scored the lone shootout goal in the seventh round to propel the Bruins past the Lightning 4-3, but Boychuk said it was the no-goal call that proved to be the difference for the B’s...
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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